Items tagged: Fire

Champaign Fire Department Celebrates 150 Years of Service

The Champaign Fire Department will officially mark its 150th anniversary on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Fire Department personnel will be available throughout the day for interviews at Fire Department headquarters located at 307 S. Randolph Street. Please stop by to hear stories from the past and learn about the celebration being held on July 19, 2015. Contact: […]

Champaign Fire Responds to a Working Fire – 413 Hessel Blvd

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 413 Hessel Boulevard on May 28, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire showing from the east side of the structure. Fire crews deployed a single hand line into the structure in an attempt to extinguish the fire. Fire […]

Planning Staff and Fire Staff coordinate to look at Future Growth

The Planning and Development Department Staff have been working with the Fire Department Staff to look at future growth for the City of Champaign.  The Fire Department is performing a study looking at their service areas and response times, while trying to stay in tune with current development patterns and projected growth. Senior Planners Jeff […]

Champaign Fire Department Promotional Ceremony

On Monday, March 30, 2015, the Champaign Fire Department will hold a promotional ceremony to recognize eight individuals that have been promoted to the ranks of Deputy Chief, Captain, Lieutenant, and Engineer. The ceremony will be held at Champaign Fire Department Headquarters, 307 S. Randolph Street, at 7:00 p.m. Contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal Phone:  (217) […]

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS COST OF CONSTRUCTION DATE ISSUED OWNER or DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  2000 N Neil  2000 N Neil   3-13-15  Herschman Arch (Shell Building – Future Retailing)  

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS  COST OF CONSTRUCTION  DATE ISSUED   OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  911 S Fourth  $ 1,553,718.00  3-11-15  Bridgett R Wakefield – Phi Kappa Psi  401 E University  $ 3,844,000.00  3-6-15  G. T. Hardwick Architects  

CFD Information Report – 1125 N. Third St. Working Fire

Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 1125 N. Third St. on March 10th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke emitting from the first floor of the apartment. Fire crews deployed a single hand line through the main entry of the apartment and were […]

Edward M. Hoffman Memorial

The Champaign Fire Department will be holding a memorial ceremony on Thursday March 5, 2015 to honor the memory of Firefighter Edward M. Hoffman. The ceremony will be held at Champaign Station 1, 307 S. Randolph, at 7:30 a.m. On the morning of March 4, 1960, Champaign firefighters responded to 722 S. New Street for […]

CFD Fire Information Report Update: 2306 S. Mattis Ave. Fire Cause

Champaign Fire Department Investigators have completed the fire investigation at 2306 S. Mattis Ave. After thorough scene examination and witness interviews, investigators were able to determine that the fire started in the kitchen area of the house but have left the cause of this fire as UNDETERMINED.